Despite what you may have heard, a career in the legal field is challenging, but it can also be extremely rewarding. If you are organized, think analytically, and have good active listening and communication skills, then a legal career as a Paralegal may be for you.
The field offers variety
The most common entry-level role in the legal field is a paralegal. Paralegals prepare legal documents and conduct research to assist lawyers or other professionals. They perform a variety of office administrative duties in law offices, legal departments of a large firm, real estate companies, land title offices, municipal, provincial, federal courts and government.
Earn your legal diploma in a little over a year
If you start studying at Reeves College, you can graduate with your Paralegal diploma in 49 weeks, with 100 hours of work experience.
Enjoy a Lifetime of Continuous Learning
Another perk of pursuing a career in this field is that it offers a lifetime of continuous learning. As the world and societies continue to evolve, so will the law. Hence, these positions in this field involve constantly keeping up with new laws and regulations.
Serves the Greater Good
The work that you do in this field truly makes a difference in others’ lives. For example, a paralegal helps locate findings within the law that lawyers can use to influence and impact the outcomes in people's lives and businesses. The feeling of helping others can reward you with an immense amount of satisfaction.
If pursuing a legal career seems like you would thrive in this industry then you can learn more about the Paralegal diploma program that we offer at Reeves College.